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of our time. that is gandhi from india. we have an expert to talk to today, father charles, who is pastor of a parish in san francisco, st. veronica's in south san francisco. welcome. >> thank you. >> father is indian. he is now with us permanently in the arch diocese. we are very thankful for that. of course he has a great knowledge and experience and history of india. i would like to start by welcoming you and thanking you. >> thank you. >> thanking you for all you do for people in the diocese. give us a history perhaps of how you got here to the united states. what kind of a journey was that for you? >> it has been a beautiful journey of discovery and also a sense of fulfillment for me. i originally came to the united states to do a ph.d degree at marquette university in milwaukee in american literature. my dissertation was on wallace stevens. >> oh, my. very good. excellent. >> then my family having moved to this country -- >> the reason you came because you got the ph.d, you told me you were originally a jerusalem ewe it. >> i was. >> then you became a diocese priest. >> yes. >> jesu
from what country? india. thousands of years ago and hundreds of years ago in india there were no movie theatres, no television, no radio, no comic books or no books for people like you and me to read. was this the same here? >> yes. all offer the world it was like that. ask your parents. they can tell you what it was like before the internet. so, people told stores. i bet you tell stories. did you tell a story today? >> yeah, i bet you did you went up to our friend and said, did you see that? your friend said, no, no he didn't. right? that's a story. so, i will tell you a story. in india, here we have super heroes like, tell me a hero. >> super man. we have super heroes in india. krishna. lifts mountains and throws them to the ocean to create bridges. i will tell you the story about a super hero. krishna as a little boy in the village where the trees blow and the water flows and the birds fly and the grass grows, in this village there are cows. and people and they go to the river and they go to get their water. and they go to the river and what do they see? an evil demon is pollutin
of you. who knows where is this is from? india. today we are sharing an form. we are members of the dance company based here in san francisco and we are taught by somebody who has been doing this art form for over 50 years much the ladies including myself we have been studying with him for a long time. you will see different things. lots of sounds with our feet. a little bit of story telling through mime and expression and you will learn about math in dance. who would have thought. today we will start, our next piece means the coloring of the stage. dancers show the hindu aspect of the dance by using the positions of our hands we will show you we are decorating the stage and make a water picture and cleaning the stage with the water. plucking flowers and decorating the stage with the petals of the flowers. we will awaken the 5 senses through the blowing of a conch shell. we will demonstrate the 3 duty, creator, producer and the destroyer in order to make way for new creation. [music] [applause] good morning. afternoon, actually. so, as you can see this is an elaborate dance form and has m
the hindu temples and india into the mogel time in india this come from hindu and western cultures brought together. when the mogels came from persia to north india they saw the story telling and thought it was a beautiful art form. they were not engaged with the story but saw the beauty in the footwork and hand movement. they brought the dancers into their courts. they were a form of entertainment. so, i want you to put your imagination caps on. we will go from the forest into a beautiful mogel palace. there are velvet carpets and peacocks walking around. there are beautiful paintings and everyone all of you, the audience have come to enjoy the court and the king sits on his thrown in the corner twirling his mustache and he called for his dancers and they come to the room. you are here to be entertained by them. this is called taught. taught is a highly stylized tuning of the mind and body together. you will see very fast turns ending in sharp stances and things with our eyes and eye brows and our neck, our hands. and you will also hear a language, which you might have heard. this is the
hit. >> brown: then, we turn to india. ray suarez looks at the violent protests and public anger sparked by the gang rape of a young woman. >> warner: john merrow has the story of a group of california charter schools that aim to be the model-ts of education. >> america has lots of terrific schools. people open great schools every year, but they typically open just one. nobody has figured out how to mass produce high quality, cost effective schools. >> brown: we remember general norman schwarzkopf-- the man who commanded american-led forces in the persian gulf war known as "desert storm." >> warner: plus, mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the
>>> thousands mourned the death of a gang-rape victim in india. the attack on the 23-year-old has led to an outrage over the way that women are treated by the indian justice system. six men will now be charged with her murder. you were watching al-jazeera, live from london. barack obama says congress must act now to avoid economic disaster in the u.s. women march for peace and the central african republic as advancing rebels prepare for talks with the government. 4 die when a russian airplane crashes onto the highway in moscow. >>> for 13 days, doctors had fought to keep her alive but her injuries were too severe. now the six men accused of gang raping the 23-year-old woman in india are being charged with murder. she was thrown from a moving bus after being assaulted. thousands of people have called for more to be done to protect indian women against sexual violence. from new delhi, we have this report. >> they came and the hundreds to mourn the young woman brutalized and to show their anger to lawrence the authorities who have not year -- show their anger towards the authorities.
>> warner: also ahead, between now and then; protesting a gang rape in india; mass producing high quality education and remembering general norman schwarzkopf. but first, the other news of the day. here's kwame holman. >> holman: the u.s. economy has dodged a potentially crippling strike at ports up and down the east coast and gulf coast at least, for now. the longshoremen's union agreed today to extend its existing contract by another month. that word came after the union and shipping lines worked out a deal on royalty payments for unloading containers. the contract extension gives the two sides time to resolve their remaining issues. wall street finished the week with its fifth straight losing session. stocks have been falling as concern mounts that washington will fail to get a budget deal. the dow jones industrial average lost 158 points today, to close at 12,938. the nasdaq fell 25 points to close at 2,960. for the week, both the dow and the nasdaq fell 2%. sectarian tensions flared across iraq today as tens of thousands of sunnis staged mass protests against the shi-ite-led governme
-growing countries such as china and india. they're currently not committed to binding targets. representatives from china, the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases, say their country has done its share. they note that during the first nine months of 2012, china's energy consumption fell by 3.4% from the previous year. >> translator: we made a commitment at our party congress. we prioritize building an ecofriendly society. we'll make a strong effort to promote a recycle-based society. china will act on climate change with other nations. >> reporter: some delegates also want reassure rance on financial support. wealthy countries have pledged to provide $100 billion per year in aid by 2020. the money is intended to help developing countries reduce carbon emissions and adapt to the effect of climate change. time is running out for the delegates to reach a deal. many decisions remain between the participants from the industrialized and the developing nations. now it may be up to the ministers attending talks to steer the conference toward a successful conclusion. jean-baptiste niard, nhk world, d
------------------------ >> catherine: a woman who was gang raped on a city bus in india has died. the vicious crime has been protests have swept through india since her attack two weeks ago. and now indian officials have closed off access to the country's main government building in kron-4's jeff bush was at a vigil held today at the >> reporter: about three dozen protestors gathered at the consolate on arguello street just before sundown. many of them are indian expatriates and say something needs to be done to address women's rights in >> (protest organizer) preeti shekar: this incident is one of many that have been going on and we are here to say that violence against women is not ok and we need to do something >> manoj hergarwl, protestor: i'm a citizen of india and i thought i should be herejust, as a guy, i feel so sad and it is shameful what has happened people without ties to india>> marcia poole, protestor: india has tolorated the rape of women for so long now that the police actually, >> reporter: the group presented a petition to the consulate saying more needs to be done to stop violence against a repres
india and sri lanka, the northeast monsoon, one terrain's across a good part of sri lanka now struggling with widespread flooding. over 300,000 affected. north, largely dry. winter weather along afghanistan and northern pakistan and the far north of india, in the process of petering out. we have rain petering out across the arabian peninsula. in doha, lively downpours into the overnight period into friday.the fall, saturday 8:30 eastern. >> welcome back. our top stories on al jazeera. thousands of people are in the streets of iraq to protest against the government. most are from the minority sunni muslim community, accusing shia prime minister of discrimination. more howling reports from syrians recently escaped to lebanon. on the diplomatic front, russia and by this. 's main opposition group to moscow for more talks on ending the crisis. china approved new rules for bloggers to use their real names. critics say it is an attempt to curtail freedom of speech and could prevent people from exposing corrupt officials. in south asia a young woman, but it -- committed suicide after being gang
. she was being treated at a hospital in singapore where she was on life-support. in india, her brutal attack triggered nationwide protests. the authorities struggling to contain the growing anger. we have received a statement from a doctor, the chief executive of the hospital where she was being looked after. "we are very sad to report the patient passed away peacefully at 4: 40 5:00 a.m. today singapore time. her family and officials from the high commission of india were at her side. we join her family in mourning her loss. the patient had remained in extremely critical condition since admission to hospital from the morning of december 27. despite all efforts by a team of eight specialists in the hospital to keep per staple, her condition continued to deteriorate over the past two days. she suffered from severe organ failure suffering serious injuries to her body and brain. she was the victim of a gang rape on a bus in delhi, leading to days of street protests. the government using water cannons to try to keep the situation calm on the streets. there was a distinct sense that people
>> another day of protests in india despite the crackdown on demonstrations. here are the other top stories on al jazeera. italian prime minister says the country has pulled itself out of the financial crisis. controversy continues in egypt. loyalists say voters have approved the constitution. the opposition says it is a sham. a man known as a little monsters signals the beginning of the end of his illustrious career. -- a man known as the little master signals the beginning of the end of his illustrious career. police have used water cannons and tear gas to disperse crowds. people have been voicing anger over the gang rape of a 22-year- old woman. protesters are demanding the death penalty for those accused of the rape as well as better protection for women in india. let's get the latest from new delhi. what is happening now? >> the protesters are very upset. they have been going to protest against the gang rape. they are saying groups with political ambitions have taken over. that is what caused the costs. there has been police retaliation with teargas and water cannons. the situa
two profile figures. the water cannon and tear gas to quell tear gas and a student in india. benedick the 16th christmas present to the butler he was jailed -- who was jailed. groups and molly plan to end fighting. -- in mali plus to stop fighting. the music video that there's no get away from. gangum style makes history. the dishes at two hours left to vote. after weeks of protest, two people have resigned. they said the central bank governor --mahmoud mekki said he was resigning. he realize politics does not suit him. this was persuaded to stay on until the referendum. it will get rid of the vice president. let's go to mike. what is the significance of this? >> if it proves correct it will be very significant indeed. this man has been the governor of egypt central bank for nine years now. only in the first year of his 04 year term. to this could have a major impact on the financial affairs. at the moment there is uncertainty about whether or not he has resigned. the prime minister's office has said he has not. we will have to clarify that in the hours to come. barry said against. eg
gang raped on a city bus in india. has died. the vicious crime has been drawing worldwide attention. protests have swept through india since her attack two weeks ago. and today at the indian consulate in san francisco.there was a vigil.and a message from dipolomatic officials. >> reporter: about three dozen protestors gathered at the consolate on arguello street just before sundown. many of them are indian expatriates and say something needs to be done to address women's rights in that country. >> (protest organizer) preeti shekar: this incident is one of many that have been going on and we are here to say that violence against women is not ok and we need to do something about it. >> manoj hergarwl, protestor: i'm a citizen of india and i thought i should be herejust, as a guy, i feel so sad and it is shameful what has happened to this girl. >> reporter: people without ties to india were moved to come to the vigil as well. >> marcia poole, protestor: india has tolorated the rape of women for so long now that the police actually, don't listen to the girls. >> reporter: the group pres
. >> reporter: massive rallies took place across india in september to protest against the planned reforms. many small shop owners are worried that deregulation threatens their businesses. about 40 million people work in india's rebuilt industries. for decades the sector was considered a sacred cow, except -- exempt from deregulation. most businesses are small and independent. they see a growing sense of crisis that they won't be able to compete with large foreign chains. the government hopes new investment will lead to improvement in india's old fashion distribution system. some indian businesses use trucks to transport goods. others still rely on horse drawn cars. poor roads mean perishable items go bad enroute. and the country doesn't have enough warehouses to stop food tting before it gets to the store. the cost of spoiled produce adds to the prices for consumers. to improve the situation, the prime minister is asking the public to support foreign investment. western retail giants are preparing to expand. this store was started by the american supermarket chain walmart. more than 5,000 produ
in india, and he sees the chance to sign billions of dollars worth in trade and defense deals. putin met indian prime minister singh in new delhi. they agreed on a deal for india to purchase components of fighter jets to assemble. they also agreed to set up a $2 billion fund to set up joint trade and economic projects. they decided to add two nuclear reactors to southern india. but they reportedly failed to agree on terms of compensation in the event of an accident. >>> wrestling fans turned out >>> some people will line up for the smell of baked goods. developers are offering them a machine that can replicate the handy work. >> reporter: japanese consumers loved stuffed bred especially sweet read bean buns. this factory churns out 1300 buns day. breds like these are usually made by hand. dough contains live yeast. if it isn't handled with care the final product could lose the soft fluffy texture customers love. this year the factory started using this new machine. it can reproduce the taste an texture of bread made by skilled hands. >> translator: what's great about this system is it ex
want to point out i look like i might be from india when i talk i sound like i'm from america. my parents are from india but i was born in america and i started this dance when i was 18. i was not a baby e. both charlotte and an drea did as well. charlotte at 15 years and joe airna and i 15 years. that's how we got in this program. we practiced very hard. very, very hard we practiced everyday and we have been been in india practicing 8 times where our teacher is from. yes. >> yes. >> well there are similarities all of southeast asia. we performed in bali with a group. it's a story from the [inaudible] and so the indian epiics actually the indian epiics for very common in cambodia and bali and thailand and there is a different aesthetic. all southeast asia and asia there are a lot of similarities. >> he is a male entity. he is not -- are you referring to the story? >> it's interesting you should say that. a unique indian concept is one of half male, half female. and that is -- unlike some dances the solo dancer portrays all of the parts in the story. you can portray a feminine
in regional trade which includes india. if you look at the security asia, national entity, orders dispute, historical grievances just are driving things apart and you're seeing real impact on these. in the has its own problems in the region across china region across china. region across chandigarh on the border dispute. if you look at this is something that you want to be deeply engaged in or do you look at this is basically something that you can ride along and freeload and let america and canada and japan handled? >> steve, your question -- >> i'm and freeload, by the way. >> that by the way is how the chinese would describe any relationship between japan and america. the interesting aspect of all these conflicts is that as india and china and india and china have a proximate geographically, but we've never been neighbors. >> right. >> in order to be neighbors you either have to love each other or hate each other. we have done neither. in fact, in 1962 during the first strategic conflict, between these two, you have to understand, it's hard to understand why we are not neighbors. [inau
, a horrific attack on a young woman is sparking anger in the streets of india and demands for change. protesters chanting "we want justice" in new delhi. the 23-year-old is fighting for her life at a hospital after she was beaten and gang raped on a bus last weekend. we are learning a journalist has been killed in a separate protest over another incident. joining me now on the phone from new delhi, karma, what can you tell us about this journalist who died? >> he was a local camera person for video journalist. the state is seeing some unrest over an assault on a woman. they were violent protests earlier. the police firing water canons. we were told today, on this particular day, believed that some of the people try to burn a police van. that's when the police resorted it never happened. there are calls for police brutality because firing its gun with a live bullet only in extreme cases. as far as dehli is concerned, it is very, very voltile now. around india, which is the main monument in new delhi. there were crowds who were gathered and making a concentrated effort to clear that ar
particular cultural significance on the subcontinent of india. paul eggers files this story on the precious metal. while the sights outside this shop may seem foreign and the sign up top definitely is in another language, the merchandise inside, gold, is familiar to most every american. for joyant chokesee, gold is more than just a precious metal. it's the family business. "i'm in the fourth generation, my father, my grandfather and my great grandfather were in the same business, and i have been in it since 1989, so 22 years now." his store, named ami jewellers to honor his wife, lies in a small town called in the north of india called umreth, population 38,000. still, the community supports some 54 gold shops. that's one shop for just over every 700 citizens. the ratio underscores the importance of gold across india. "every function of every people, they try to give gold gifts. in certain communities, it is compulsory to give gold." of course, there is no function for gold quite like an indian wedding. "marriage season, the parents give the kids a lot of gold jewelry." > > is that when you
in afghanistan. the u.s. contractor is killed. plus -- india's prime minister appeals for calm after a second day of violent street protests. plus, bringing life to the desert. qatar brings ca hopes for those struggling to grow their own food. syria's president bashar al- assad says his government will do whatever it can to end the crisis in syria. his comments on state tv followed a meeting of the u.n. peace envoy to syria lakdar brahimi. he also says he is cooperating with lakdar brahimi, who is on a two-day visit. it coincides with a missile strike. scores of civilians killed in the attack. in the northern city of aleppo rebel fighters say they captured a military base. russia's foreign minister says he received guarantees from president assad he will not use chemical weapons against rebels. >> i met president assad and we exchanged views on the next steps that can be taken to move forward. the president spoke of his viewpoint and i told of what i gathered from my many meetings i of that indifference cities and with various officials in the region and outside the region. we also discussed the
in india go unreported and offenders are rarely punished, but the brutality of this assault has triggered public outrage and demands for both better policing and harsher punishment for rapists. >> now, another new rate case that led to suicide has underscored further the need for action -- another new rape case. >> this woman is mourning the loss of her daughter. six weeks after being gang raped in her village in india, the 17-year-old girl succumbed to her despair and took her own life. her suicide note lists the names of the four perpetrators. for weeks, local police would not register the case. instead, they tried to force a settlement between the rapists and the girl's family. >> for almost 14 days, no action was taken in this case. no case was registered. neither was any arrests made. attempts were also made to hush up the case by arriving at a compromise. it went through two further departments before it reached us, and in the process, nothing happened. >> it is a sad reminder of a society that has turned a blind eye to sexual violence for years. it% of the victims are women. anothe
in india, where the leading candidate for chief minister of one state, narendra modi, is both loved and loathed. >> for all of modi's popularity, he is also one of the most polarizing figures in india today, despised by many for a period of vicious communal violence that happened on his watch. >> woodruff: jeffrey brown remembers the life of war hero and medal of honor winner daniel inouye, the senator from hawaii who was third in line to the presidency. >> ifill: and we close with the story of a message of hope and healing from the late fred rogers, in a 34-year-old photo that's gone viral. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions
a hallelujah chorus of ovousands. in india, angry protests over sexual assaults on women. and a congressman goes public with his struggle against weight loss. those stories when the "cbs evening news" continues. >> i would like to say hello to my son tyler an my daughter victoria, my mom and dad, omiends and family in new york, kentucky and florida. ky ay holidays. happy new year. love you. but when it's hard or hurts to go to the bathroom, there's dulcolax stool softener. dulcolax stool softener doesn't make you go, it just makes it easier to go. dulcolax stool softener. make yourself comfortable. who have used androgel 1%, there's big news. presenting androgel 1.62%. both are used to treat men with low testosterone. androgel 1.62% is from the makers of the number one prescribed testosterone replacement therapy. it raises your testosterone levels, and... is concentrated, so you could use less gel. and with androgel 1.62%, you can save on your monthly prescription. [ male announcer ] dosing and application sites between these products differ. women and children should avoid contact with app
in england which excluded the territories of the east india trading company. south asia and india became a new source of trafficked slaves. the used on the labor and that of the contract as a way to avoid deeds of sale of human beings which had been outlawed. all that to say, huge movement of people across centuries in all kinds of directions. some know quite a bit about, some we have studied less. how does this relate to what is going on today? i want to start to answer that question by reading to you briefly two narrative's prefers comes from someone i know, he wrote a remarkable text and i would encourage everyone to read it called the interesting narrative of the life of equaino, published in 1789. he was promised africa, born in benin, traffic off, sold into slavery trips. but still got his freedom, came back. he became a pivotal figure in the british abolition movement. he wrote his narrative. i want to read a piece of that. he writers, " the first opted that saluted my eyes was the sea and a slave ship. which was then riding an anchor and waited for cargo. these filled me with ast
careful. >> all right. let's focus on india. i know you just got back from a long trip where you were evaluating the investment landscape in india. obviously we've seen a lot of foreign investors allocate capital into this market. we are looking at the rupee depreciating significantly over the last year. the company dealing with other problems including lack of infrastructure, some policy changes. what is your recent -- i guess your updated outlook on india going forward? >> well, the local market has justice done phenomenally in 2012. up 25%. but it didn't help u.s. dollar investors because the currency fell the same amount. so really everyone kind of broke even even though the market took off this year. i think india is still a market where you want to keep building positions gradually over time. there's been a lot of issues around the government. i think the instakt around the government and people's predicting how long it will take to push back reforms has impacted the market quite a bit. i think one thing under the surface in india and china that all investors need to be aware of
. >>> general electric is reportedly on the verge of buying italian space firm avi oi. >>> and india's central bank stands pat despite consistent calls for a rate cut. but the rbi is saying its focus is now normally on boosting growth. >>> well, it's been a rel ofly good year for stocks in europe. adding about .3%. advancers mostly outpacing decliners on the index this morning. if we can zero in on the bourses, it's largely green behind me. the fits fits mib is atting .6%. the ibex in spain, up 0.8%. and the ftse up about 0.3%. now, some company-specific news this morning, fin mechanica saying shares up 2.4%. this on news they're set to buy sge-avio. safran is also a company considering that change. let's take a quick look at the bond space. we'll get a sense of the kind of trade we're seeing shaping up. it is consistent with flows into the periphery, perhaps out of the core and the risk on move generally that we're seeing this morning. yields up to 4.5 roughly in italy at about 5.4%, respectively. gilt is moving up towards is.9% this morning. the bund yield is still extremely low, so that spr
that this unit may be available by early april. >> a woman who was gang raped on a city bus in india, has died. for the vicious crime has been drawn worldwide attention. protest's have swept through ndf cents per attack two weeks ago. at the indian consulate in san francisco, there was a visual. kron 4 said jeff bush has that. these are the reactions from diplomatic officials. >> this incident is one of many that has been going on and we are here so that we can't let people know that violence against women is not ok. >> i thought i should be here because i feel so sad that this has happened. it is very shameful. >> india has tolerated the rape of women for so long that the police actually, they do not listen. >> the group presented a petition to the council with because they stated that more needs to be done to stop violence against women in india. >> he stated that a special commission has been established to investigate this horrible crime. >> efforts are being made to bring the guilty to justice. it >> despite the word from the consulate in san francisco for those who attend a visual stated
children are believed to be children in india. they have been incarcerated in dark rooms without fresh air and lacerating cuts and this is to feed the christmas trade. we have to have the policing of the laws. >> so they will be businesses w checking the supply chain. they've got to ask who is the supplier, they have to check if the suppliers are using child labor and monitor the condition. there has to be a combined effort from the companies themselves and individual monitor. we managed with the help of the global march against child labor, an indian campaign to get these children released from what was effectively slavery and bondage. they had been trafficked into that trade, sold by relatives or by friends of the family into being slaves and we need great vigilance on the part of individual governments throughout the world about what's happening in their countries. i think people will be very disturbed that this is, i'm afraid, the tragic christmas story of 2012. >> india is obviously an emerging superpower and great and growing economic strength. how much do they take this kind of thin
on greenhouse grasses in growing countries such as china and india. they're currently not committed to targets. representatives from china, the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases, said the country has done its share. they note that during the first nine months of 2012 china's energy consumption fell by 3.4% from the previous year. >> translator: we made a commitment at our party congress. we prioritized building and eco friendly society. we'll make a strong effort to promote a recycle-based society. china will act on climate change with other nations. >> some delegates also want reassurance on financial support. wealthy countries have pledged to provide $100 billion per year in aid by 2020. the money is intended to help the developing countries reduce carbon emissions and adapt to the effect of climate change. time is running out for the delegates to reach a deal. many divisions remain between the participants from the industrialized and developing nations. now it may be up to the ministers attending talks to steer the conference towards a successful conclusion. >>> chinese police hav
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